S3 Collaborative Grants Awarded Fall 2014

In S3's inaugural year, the S3 advisory board awarded 11 S3 Collaborative Grants. Sponsored teams include faculty from the College of Social Science, College of Arts and Letters, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Lyman Briggs College, James Madison College, College of Engineering, College of Communication Arts and Sciences, MSU College of Law, College of Natural Science, College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Human Medicine, The MSU Museum, and Sparrow.

Below are the titles, team leaders, and team members for each project that received an S3 grant in the fall of 2014. Project summaries will be available on the S3 website shortly.

 

Project Title: Epistemology and the Institutional Change Needed to Facilitate Interdisciplinary Research

Team Leader: Brian J. Teppen, Department of Plant, Soil, and Microbial Sciences, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Other Team Members: Kristie Dotson, Department of Philosophy and Columbia Law School, College of Arts and Letters; Michael O'Rourke, Department of Philosophy and AgBioResearch, College of Arts and Letters.

 

Project Title: Patient Adherence and Hospital Readmission After Orthopedic Surgery (Co-Sponsored with CFIR: Sparrow/MSU Center for Innovation and Research)

Team Leader: Daniel Menchik, Lyman Briggs College and Department of Sociology, College of Social Science.

Other Team Members: Brian McCardel, Sparrow Department of Orthopedics, MSU College of Human Medicine; Terry Rose, Sparrow Department of Patient Experiences; Brigette Kieft, Sparrow Department of Patient Experiences; Melissa Sherry, Sparrow Department of Volunteer Services.

 

Project Title: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literary Cognition: Bridging STEM and the Humanities

Team Leader: Natalie M. Phillips, English, College of Arts and Letters.

Other Team Members: Arun Ross, Computer Science, College of Engineering; Devin McAuley, Psychology, College of Social Science.

 

Project Title: The Changing Face of Urban Ecosystems in Legacy Cities: Cultural Construction of Risk From Roaming Dogs

Team Leader: Laura Reese, Global Urban Studies Department, College of Social Science.

Other Team Members: Meredith Gore, Fisheries & Wildlife Department, College of Agriculure and Natural Resources and Criminal Justice, College of Social Science; Brian Maurer, Fisheries & Wildlife Department, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources; Jesenia Pizarro, Criminal Justice Department, College of Social Science ; Melinda Wilkins, Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine; Maria Iliopoulou, Veterinary Medicine Dean Office, College of Veterinary Medicine; David Favre , MSU College of Law.

 

Project Title: From the Asylum to the Lab Bench: Fostering LGBTQ Inclusion in STEM Disciplines Today

Team Leader: Mark Waddell, Lyman Briggs College and Department of History, College of Social Science.

Other Team Members: Cindy Jordan, Neuroscience, College of Natural Science; Marc Breedlove, Neuroscience, College of Natural Science; Naoko Wake, Lyman Briggs College and Department of History, College of Social Science; Julie Fick, MSU Museum.

 

Project Title: Engineering Ethics in Tunisia

Team Leader: Waseem El-Rayes, James Madison College.

Other Team Members: Karim Chatti, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Mark Largent, James Madison College; Tobin Craig, James Madison College.

 

Project Title: Designing, Developing and Assessing a Module-Based System of Interdisciplinary Education.

Team Leader: Peter White, Lyman Briggs College and The Department of Entomology, College of Natural Science.

Other Team Members: Vashti Sawtelle, Lyman Briggs College and The Department of Physics, College of Natural Science; Rebecca Lahr, Lyman Briggs College and The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering; Sean Valles, Lyman Briggs College and The Department of Philosophy, College of Arts and Letters; Heng Wang, Lyman Briggs College and The Department of Statistics and Probability, College of Natural Science; Sara Fingal, Lyman Briggs College and The Department of History, College of Social Science.

 

Project Title:  Conceptions of Good Science in a Data-Rich World

Team Leader: Patricia A. Soranno, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR).

Other Team Members: Kevin C. Elliott, Lyman Briggs College and the Department of Philosophy, College of Arts and Letters, and Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, (CANR); Pang-Ning Tan, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, College of Engineering; Kendra Spence Cheruvelil, Lyman Briggs College and Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, CANR; Georgina M. Montgomery, Lyman Briggs College and Department of History, College of Social Science.

 

Project Title: Using STAR METRICS to Understand Grant Competitiveness in Engineering

Team Leader: Michael Colaresi, Political Science, College of Social Science.

Other Team Members: Mark Largent, James Madison College and Lyman Briggs College; John Verboncour, College of Engineering.

 

Project Title: Exploring Values in One Health Research

Project Leader: Paul Thompson, Department of Philosophy, College of Arts and Letters.

Other Team Members: Julie Funk, Office of the Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine; Monica List, Department of Philosophy, College of Arts and Letters.

 

Project Title: Promoting Quality and Trust in Industry-Funded Research

Project Leader: Kevin Elliott, Lyman Briggs College and Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Other Team Members: John Besley, Department of Advertising and Public Relations, College of Communication Arts and Sciences; Norbert Kaminski, Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, College of Veterinary Medicine; Joe Martin, Lyman Briggs College; Aaron McCright, Lyman Briggs College and Department of Sociology, College of Social Science; Cheryl Murphy, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and Lyman Briggs College.